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26 Aug 2016 at 11:27pm
In their first real chance to play together this preseason, Kirk Cousins and the Washington Redskins' offensive starters showed plenty of rust and then progress in a 21-16 victory against the Buffalo Bills on Friday night. With the Bills (1-2) resting almost their entire starting defense, Cousins overcame a rough start to finish 12 of 23 for 188 yards, three touchdowns and an interception. Despite coming mostly against Buffalo's second- and third-stringers, it was an important recovery for Cousins, who had thrown only five passes in the preseason and was rested last week.
26 Aug 2016 at 10:48pm
Give Robert Griffin III credit: On a night in which his Cleveland Browns played awfully, Griffin did what he could. Top honors belong to Jameis Winston, who backed up offseason hype that was heaped on him.
25 Aug 2016 at 5:42pm
The Patriots will try to find an ideal spot for him. A major disappointment in Cleveland, Mingo, the No. 6 overall pick in the 2013 draft was traded to New England on Thursday. The Browns received a fifth-round pick in the 2017 draft for the linebacker.
25 Aug 2016 at 4:35pm
Most people love the idea of discovering a gem. That's often how fantasy footballers see rookies - people love to brag they had a breakout superstar player in his rookie year.
25 Aug 2016 at 4:35pm
Benjamin is coming off a torn ACL and has struggled with his conditioning. Benjamin depended on volume during his rookie season and was able to get the targets because the Panthers were thin at receiver in 2014. Benjamin had 145 targets in 2014 and caught 73 for 1,008 yards and nine touchdowns.
25 Aug 2016 at 4:34pm
Uncovering sleepers in fantasy football isn't easy with so many players seeking and finding much of the same information.
25 Aug 2016 at 4:32pm
Fantasy football draft strategy has evolved considerably the past 10 years, from the days of picking running backs early, saving kickers for last and avoiding sitting near opponents who look at your cheat sheets. The reason is simple: The game has grown rapidly, with now 56 million people in North America playing fantasy sports, according to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association. The ''Zero-RB'' theory was popularized by high-stakes fantasy player Chris Vaccaro several years ago, vaulting the New York bar owner to a $150,000 title and the National Fantasy Football Championship (NFFC) Hall of Fame.
25 Aug 2016 at 3:21pm
The NFL has been adding in-game technology for its coaches slowly, from speakers in quarterbacks? and linebackers? helmets to tablets on the sideline. It makes sense that the next step is allowing them to view video in game. Teams have been allowed to use video in one game this preseason.
25 Aug 2016 at 2:47pm
Five passes for five completions and 39 yards is the balance of Kirk Cousins' preseason so far. Now the Washington Redskins' unquestioned starting quarterback, Cousins isn't concerned about the light workload heading into the third preseason game Friday night against the Buffalo Bills. The so-called dress rehearsal will be the only chance for Cousins and several other starters to prepare for the regular season with actual game action.
25 Aug 2016 at 1:03pm
NFL MVP Cam Newton will see his most extensive playing time of the preseason against the Patriots, while Tom Brady may have to take a back seat to Jimmy Garoppolo. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Newton and the rest of the starters from last year's NFC championship team will play into the third quarter.
25 Aug 2016 at 11:12am
Evan Silva unveils his Shy-Away 40 list for 2016 Fantasy Football Drafts.
25 Aug 2016 at 9:29am
Nick Martin, the overwhelming favorite to be the Houston Texans? starting center as a rookie, is now done for the 2016 season. A second-round pick out of Notre Dame, Martin ? the brother of Dallas Cowboys All-Pro guard Zack Martin ? had looked the part in the early going before suffering the injury and serious damage to his ankle during a joint practice with the New Orleans Saints two weeks ago. Nick Martin was expected to start as a rookie for the Houston Texans Now he?s done for the season.
24 Aug 2016 at 6:30pm
The Washington Redskins acquired center Bryan Stork from the New England Patriots on Wednesday for an undisclosed draft pick. Stork appeared in 21 games the past two seasons, but started just six in 2015 after spending time on the physically unable to perform list with concussion and neck issues. The 25-year-old started the Super Bowl for New England two seasons ago.
24 Aug 2016 at 6:08pm
The San Diego Chargers pulled their "best offer" to unsigned first-round defensive end Joey Bosa after the No. 3 overall pick in the 2016 draft rejected the team's offer on Wednesday. "We gave Joey's representatives our best offer last night, which was rejected today," the team said in a statement. "The offer that we extended was for Joey to contribute during all 16 games and beyond.
24 Aug 2016 at 4:17pm
Warren Sharp examines early-season Strength of Schedule in Run and Pass Defense for every NFL team.
26 Aug 2016 at 6:25pm
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo appears fine after he left the preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night due to back tightness. On Dallas' third offensive play, Romo scrambled from the pocket, then went into a slide near the line of scrimmage. Romo did not have any X-rays, but he spent the second half of the game in the locker room.
26 Aug 2016 at 1:36pm
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has voiced dismay after the emergence of a video appearing to show rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott visiting a marijuana dispensary ahead of his team's pre-season loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Elliott, picked fourth overall by the Cowboys in the 2016 draft, was caught on film inside the store in Seattle but did not make any purchases. Jones however was unimpressed at seeing the Cowboys' star signing visiting the store.
26 Aug 2016 at 11:02am
The Cincinnati Bengals? schedule has them playing the Miami Dolphins in Week 4 on Sept. 29. The following day, star wide receiver A.J. Green?s first baby is due. Green says he?ll skip a game if the baby arrives on a Bengals game day, via the Cincinnati Enquirer.
26 Aug 2016 at 8:28am
The Dallas Cowboys got a glimpse Thursday night of what rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott can accomplish on the field. TMZ reported that Elliott visited a marijuana dispensary, Herban Legends in the Belltown area, just a few minutes away from where the Cowboys later that night would play the Seattle Seahawks in a preseason game. Not only did TMZ shoot video of Elliott inside the store but also posted a picture he took with a fan.
26 Aug 2016 at 6:11am
Jeff Brubach recaps Ezekiel Elliott's preseason debut and other news from around the NFL in Friday's Daily Dose.
26 Aug 2016 at 2:33am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- San Francisco lefty Matt Moore lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning on a soft, clean single by Corey Seager, and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0.
26 Aug 2016 at 1:16am
Three plays were all it took for Dallas to get yet another injury scare surrounding Tony Romo. The quarterback lasted just 90 seconds into the Cowboys' 27-17 preseason loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night before leaving with what appeared at first to be a potentially significant injury, but ended up being minor. Romo was tackled from behind by Seattle's Cliff Avril on the third play from scrimmage as Romo scrambled from the pocket.